Tag Archives: Syria

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Aleppo Old Town (World Heritage)

At the crossroads of traditional trade routes, Aleppo was an important economic center. The old town is a unique architectural mosaic from different times from the Hittites to the Ottomans. It is dominated by the medieval citadel. In ancient times, the center of the city was the Greek market square, on which the great Umayyad… Read More »

Syria Overview

Syria is located in the Middle East, located at the eastern end of the Mediterranean Sea with a coastline of about 200 kilometers. Syria borders Lebanon, Turkey, Iraq, Jordan and Israel. Capital: Damascus Biggest city: Damascus State: republic Language: Arabic Religion: Islam. Christianity Surface: 185 180 km² Population: 21.9 million (2013) Population density: 118 residents… Read More »

Syria Population and Language

Before the civil war, Syria was one of the most densely populated countries in the Middle East, but the population was unevenly distributed. Most people lived along the coast in the west and around the big cities of Damascus in the south and Aleppo in the north. When the war broke out in 2011, Syria… Read More »